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Dr Peter Viiret - Orthopaedics SA

Dr Peter Viiret

MBBS (Adel), FRCS(C), FRACS, FAOrthA Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Peter Viiret

MBBS (Adel), FRCS(C), FRACS, FAOrthA Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Peter Viiret is one of the founding doctors of Orthopaedics SA.

Specialising in
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Paediatrics
  • Sports injuries
With over 35 years’ experience, he specialises in the treatment of adult and paediatric orthopaedic disorders, treating a range of conditions associated with knees, hips, hand, wrist, feet and shoulders. His breadth of experience enables him to identify a range of alternative treatments, selecting the most appropriate to deliver optimal patient outcomes.

Dr Viiret graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1971, and then undertook a further eight years of surgical training, including periods in Switzerland, Germany, Canada and Jamaica. He obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Canada in 1977 and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1978. He is a long-time member of both the Australian Orthopaedic Association and Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society.

Specialising in

  • Hip Knee Paediatrics
  • Sports injuries

Consulting / Operating Locations

  • McLaren Vale Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

  • Memorial Medical Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Southern Specialist Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

  • Western Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

Additional Information

For the convenience of patients, Dr Viiret consults and operates at locations across Adelaide. These include Memorial Hospital (North Adelaide), Western Hospital (Henley Beach), Southern Specialist Centre (Morphett Vale), Laren Vale Hospital (McLaren Vale), Noarlunga Health Services (Noarlunga Centre) and Flinders Private Hospital (Bedford Park). For 35 years, Dr Viiret was a Senior Visiting Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is currently an Orthopaedic Consultant at Southern Adelaide Sports Injury Clinic at Noarlunga Hospital and a Board Member of Western Hospital.

  • MBBS, University of Adelaide 1971
  • ECFMG, 1971
  • LMCC, Canada 1976
  • FRCS (C) in Orthopaedic Surgery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 1977
  • FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery, Melbourne, 1978
  • FA Orth A, 1982

Scotch College
South Australia

Medical School
University of Adelaide
South Australia

Rotating Internship
Canberra Hospital
Australian Capital Territory

Resident in General Surgery
Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland


Emergency Room Physician,
United States Army Hospital,
Heidelberg, West Germany

Resident in Orthopaedics,
Orthopaedic Training Programme,
University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1975 (Three months)
Orthopaedic Registrar,
University of West Indies,
Kingston, Jamaica

Resident in General Surgery,
Orthopaedic Training Programme,
University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Clinical Fellow / Senior Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery,
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
Woodville, South Australia

Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Repatriation General Hospital,
Daw Park, South Australia

Senior Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Women’s and Children’s Hospital,
North Adelaide, South Australia

Private Orthopaedic Surgical Practice